The reason? Just a number: 100.
Betances brought the heat in his 7th inning appearance, including three pitches over the century mark, with one officially clocked at 101.3.
He brought the heat.
Dellin Betances threw 3 pitches 100 MPH+ including his 2nd hardest pitch of the year at 101.3 MPH. 🔥🔥🔥— Daren Willman (@darenw) July 13, 2016
Here are highlights from the game, which the AL won 4-2 to clinch home field advantage in the World Series.